Definition of dynamo:
buccaneer, activist, fighter, bucket, button, kickstand, trier, live wire, mudguard, fireball, saddle, go-getter, belt, handlebars, ancillary, pedal, ball bearing, go-getter, chain, doer, hard core, live wire, tough nut, cam, pillion, chamber, concern, camshaft, crossbar, carriage, tough cookie, bearing, high-flier, carrier, hustler, eager beaver.
The mere fact that electrical energy from the least expensive chemical battery using up zinc and acids costs twenty times as much as that from a dynamo- driven by steam- engine- is in itself enough to explain why so many of the electric arts lingered in embryo after their fundamental principles had been discovered.- "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
But for all sorts of public functions, for the preparation of reports, and the organisation of new charitable and philanthropic and social schemes, she has all the energy of a steam- engine, the power of a dynamo.- "The Five Great Philosophies of Life", William de Witt Hyde.
- "American Men of Mind", Burton E. Stevenson.